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University at Buffalo Libraries

Charles B. Sears Law Library SUNY Buffalo Law School

UB in NYC Program in Finance & Law

Reference Help, Libraries Available, and Database Use while in New York City


Charles B. Sears Law Library, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Telephone (Ref. Desk): 716-645-2047
Email: AskLaw@buffalo.edu
Law Librarian Chat: http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/chat.asp
Law Library Website: http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/


SUNY Buffalo Law Library reference librarians
Nina Cascio
716-645-2633
ncascio@buffalo.edu


Joe Gerken
716-645-6769
gerken@buffalo.edu


Marcia Zubrow
716-645-2160
llmarcia@buffalo.edu


SUNY Buffalo Law Library Reference desk hours
Monday through Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm


UB Business Librarian (Lockwood Library)
Mike Lavin
716- 645-7785
mrlavin@buffalo.edu


UB Research Guide:

A Guide to Resources: NYC Program in Finance & Law

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/bizbrary/?page_id=526


UB Database Access:

Other UB legal and business databases:
(Many, but not all, of these databases can be accessed remotely with UB authentication)

OFF CAMPUS ACCESS TO DATABASES REQUIRES YOU TO IDENTIFY YOURSELF. Here are the instructions


Cardozo Law Library

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Yeshiva University, Brookdale Center
55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Directions: http://www.cardozo.yu.edu/directions
Reference service:http://www.cardozo.yu.edu/library
Telephone (Ref. Desk)212-790-0220
email:lawref@yu.edu
IM: cardozolawref

Reference Desk Hours
Monday through Thursday: 9am – 7pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday: Library is closed
Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

New York Public Library – Science Industry Business Library Research Library (SIBL)

http://www.nypl.org/locations/sibl
188 Madison Avenue at 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Telephone (Ref. Desk): 212-592-7000
Reference Appointments & Email Assistance also available

Reference Desk and Building Hours

Monday: 11am – 6pm
Tuesday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday – Saturday: 8am – 6pm
Sunday: Closed

Library cards – http://www.nypl.org/help/library-card
Everyone who is a New York State resident is eligible for a New York Public Library card which allows access to subscription databases outside the Library. There are two types of NYPL Library Cards:

  1. Research Libraries: Non-Circulating Collections (required to request books at SIBL)
  2. Branch Libraries: Circulating Collections
NYPL Research Guides -- http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/65/research_guides, including:

Other Libraries

Many corporations, banks, and companies have their own library and some may have reference librarians to help you with research. Ask when you receive your practicum assignment.